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a legal proceeding to demand justice or enforce a right

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a comprehensive term for any proceeding in a court of law whereby an individual seeks a legal remedy

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The Canadian manager had received a call from the Australian man, who told him that he was an acquaintance of the Russian defendant and that the Russian was planning to harm him [the Canadian] and his family if he did not drop his civil lawsuit against the Russian in January 2017.
According to records, the Canadian is believed to have filed a civil lawsuit in which he is claiming the Russian to pay him Dh11 million.
Volkswagen's admissions mean there's almost no way for the carmaker to defend itself in court, all the more so since in a civil lawsuit the US government does not have to prove the degree of intentional deception at Volkswagen.
The civil lawsuit does not preclude the Justice Department from pursuing criminal charges against Volkswagen, said the Justice Department official.
The three suspensions involved in the civil lawsuit were rescinded while the ACUA's investigation continues and the fourth suspension is under appeal," said David Martin, a Montgomery attorney who represented ACUA in the lawsuit filed by the three reinstated employees.
The Natick-based company said it has previously disclosed to shareholders the possibility of the government filing a civil lawsuit in regulatory filings.
I may be old fashioned, but a lawyer committing perjury to defeat a civil lawsuit where he is the defendant is something that is very wrong.
A federal civil lawsuit was initiated against the officers and the Vineland Police Department, including the chief of police.
Argentinean-born American Ballet Theatre star Paloma Herrera has initiated a civil lawsuit for the rights to market her name.
Violators, including churches that refuse to hire homosexuals for positions in charities, schools, daycare centres, or even churches themselves, would face a $500 fine and a civil lawsuit.
Rainbow Beach had a duty to protect Ingrid from sexual advances and activity of residents at the facility," said Chicago lawyer Michael Gravlin, who is representing Shuane Williamson Ofori-Amanfo, Ingrid Williamson's sister and legal guardian, in the civil lawsuit.
LANCASTER -- A civil lawsuit filed by a Palmdale teenage girl who was attacked with a hammer by a phone repairman has been resolved with a confidential settlement.
Novello have filed a civil lawsuit alleging that the operators of the Kingston Adult Residence, Kingston, N.
WINSTON-SALEM, North Carolina--A superior court judge has dismissed a civil lawsuit alleging sexual misconduct by two former dance teachers at the North Carolina School of the Arts.
a specialized memory test handler company in Korea, today announced that it won the civil lawsuit filed by Mirae Corporation (KSE:025560) (NASDAQ:MRAE) in 2004 for prohibition of patent infringement & compensation for damage.